By Zack Colman | 03/04/14 02:46 PM
President Obama moved more money into his climate-change priorities in his fiscal 2015 budget proposal, although the Environmental Protection Agency overall would receive less money.
By Joel Gehrke | 03/04/14 01:41 PM
Former White House health care adviser Ezekiel Emanuel said President Obama needs "to have a CEO" run Obamacare in order to avoid further mistakes, adding that he disagrees with the latest decision to delay another provision of the law.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/04/14 01:14 PM
President Obama urged Russia to help deescalate the standoff in Ukraine on Tuesday, saying their military intervention had “not been a sign of strength” and raised legitimate fears in Moscow's neighbors. “There’s a suggestion somehow that the Russian actions have been clever...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/04/14 01:04 PM
At an event at Powell Elementary School in Washington, D.C., Obama said the $3.9 trillion plan followed through on his promise in February’s State of the Union address to push policies that helped the middle class and fight income inequality.
By Joseph Lawler | 03/04/14 12:30 PM
The White House set out a statement of the Democratic Party's election-year priorities Tuesday morning, unveiling a $3.9 trillion budget for fiscal 2015 that would boost spending on domestic priorities, raise taxes on the rich and shrink the military. The plan would raise taxes by almost $1...
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/04/14 11:42 AM
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, called on President Obama to lift restrictions on natural gas exports to help Ukraine free itself from Russia's military and economic grasp. “The U.S. Department of Energy's excruciatingly slow approval process amounts to a de facto ban on American natural...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/04/14 08:41 AM
The Obama administration is working with Congress and the International Monetary Fund to provide Ukraine with $1 billion in loan guarantees to help stabilize the country's economy, the White House announced on Tuesday.
By Alan Fram | 03/04/14 08:08 AM
President Obama is unwrapping a nearly $4 trillion budget that gives Democrats an election-year playbook for fortifying the economy and bolstering Americans' incomes. It also underscores how pressure has faded to launch bold, new attacks on federal deficits.
By Joseph Lawler | 03/03/14 08:56 PM
Ahead of Tuesday's release of President Obama's budget request for fiscal year 2015, the White House is drawing attention to the tax cuts that will be included in the plan.
By Susan Crabtree | 03/03/14 06:52 PM
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power Monday strongly challenged Russia's defense of its invasion of Ukraine's Crimea region as a human rights mission aimed at protecting the ethnic Russian population there. Power, arguing in front of her Russian counterpart and other members of...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/03/14 04:16 PM
President Obama on Monday pressed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over Mideast peace talks, saying that both sides had to make “tough decisions” and would need to “compromise” to reach an accord.
By Sean Lengell | 03/03/14 03:58 PM
Capitol Hill Republicans on Monday suggested President Obama was partly to blame for Russia's military intervention in Ukraine, saying foreign and military policy mistakes by the administration have emboldened Russian President Vladimir Putin to act without fear of American pushback.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/03/14 03:49 PM
President Obama on Monday assured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of his “absolute commitment” to prevent a nuclear-armed Iran. “My absolute commitment is that Iran does not acquire a nuclear weapon,” Obama told reporters ahead of his meeting with the Israeli leader at the...
By Susan Crabtree | 03/03/14 03:16 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin showed no signs of bending to world leaders' warnings about his military intervention in Ukraine on Monday, as pressure grew on President Obama to take measures to punish Moscow. Reports said Russian troops ordered the crews of two Ukrainian warships to...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/03/14 03:14 PM
President Obama on Monday said the U.S. was weighing a number of measures to “isolate Russia” if Moscow did not de-escalate the crisis in the Ukraine and end their military intervention.
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